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Wallowa Lake in August

The Wallowa County Court established the Wallowa County Natural Resource Advisory Committee (NRAC) and its Technical Committee on June 17th, 1996.

The mission of the NRAC, as directed by Wallowa County Court Order 96-011, is “to review implementation of the Goal 3 (agricultural), Goal 4 (forest), and Goal 5 (natural resource) provisions of Wallowa County‘s Comprehensive Land Use Plan. The implementation will include:

  • maintaining an inventory of the amount and condition of the County’s natural resources

  • coordinating implementation among applicable tribal, local, state, and federal agency regulations

  • assisting landowners in the development of comprehensive resource management plans

  • reviewing project proposals for compliance with provisions of the Comprehensive Land Use Plan

  • monitoring results of projects

  • reviewing effectiveness of projects

  • recommending amendments to the Plan.”

The Wallowa County Natural Resource Advisory Committee and its technical committee were appointed in the spring of 1996 by the Wallowa County Court. 

The mission of the Wallowa County Natural Resource Advisory Committee is to review implementation of  agricultural, forest and natural resource provisions of Wallowa County’s Comprehensive Land Use Plan.

The committee is comprised of twenty members representing the following interests:  Tribal, Federal, Landowner, Business, Industry, Professional, State, Environmental, County and Community.  The Advisory Committee is supported in its endeavors by a Technical Committee that provides natural resource expertise.